Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site

October  2018

Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Costumed Guided Tours, Hourly 10 a.m. - noon and 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Upon availability of a costumed ranger and/or volunteer, daily hourly tours will be offered - weather permitting. Fee for tours is $8 per person ages four and up. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
10/13/2018 • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Using Modern Objects to Learn About Archaeology, 10 a.m. - Noon If your children are 6-10 years old and like to dig in the dirt, piece things together, figure out clues and learn about the past, this will be a fun two hours for them as fort staff offer an archaeology learning experience. Fee is $5 per child - weather permitting. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
10/13/2018 • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Fort St. Jean Baptiste at Dusk, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Visitors can walk through the fort and see the glow of dim lit barracks rooms and as an added treat see the lighted explosion of an 18th century garrison cannon. This is a weather permitted event. Fee for this special event is $5 for persons 4 yrs of age and up. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.

November  2018

Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Costumed Guided Tours, Hourly 10 a.m. - noon and 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Upon availability of a costumed ranger and/or volunteer, daily hourly tours will be offered - weather permitting. Fee for tours is $8 per person ages four and up. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
Fri. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m • 11/2/2018 to 11/3/2018 • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Gathering of the Tribes, The Natchitoches Tribe of Louisiana will have an education day for local 4th grade students on Friday, Nov. 2. On Saturday, Nov. 3, the general public is invited to dance with visiting tribes. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
11/10/2018 • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - The Ultimate Historic Toss, 10 a.m. - Noon No matter what they were called, tossing games have been around for centuries and known by many names. The French called a toss game chuck farthing, but today it is known as backyard toss, baggo, chuck-o, the bags game, beanbags. We just call it corn-hole. Children ages 6-10 can enjoy this toss game with fort staff - weather permitting. $5 fee per child. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.